A State Board of Education trustee who campaigned on righting a ship he felt had listed too far to the right announced Monday he will not seek re-election to represent Gregg and Northeast Texas counties.
Republican Thomas Ratliff of Mount Pleasant said he will serve the remainder of his term to December 2016.
“I’m not going to go quietly in my last 18 months,” he added. “I may be a duck, but I’m not considering myself lame.”
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